Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke Quotes and Sayings

Edmund Burke Irish orator, philosopher, & politician (1729 - 1797)

Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair. ~Edmund Burke

You can never plan the future by the past. ~Edmund Burke

All government -- indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act -- is founded on compromise and barter. ~Edmund Burke

Good order is the foundation of all things. ~Edmund Burke

Our patience will achieve more than our force. ~Edmund Burke

Better be despised for too anxious apprehensions, than ruined by too confident security. ~Edmund Burke

All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. ~Edmund Burke